Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Construction and building trades | Courses for 16-19 year olds | Northbrook MET

Study construction at Northbrook MET

The UK construction industry is constantly changing and developing the way in which it meets the challenges of creating the built environment - and that’s where it needs you!

Employers and the government require young people who can develop the skills required to design, create and build homes, schools, libraries and hospitals for future generations.

Our team all have vast industry experience, which has maintained our high standards, excellent pass rates and allowed us to produce graduates who bring a high-level of technical skill and confidence into the industry.




Why choose Northbrook MET?

At Northbrook MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across three campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

Available courses

  • Building Trades | Bricklaying City & Guilds Certificate Level 1 | Northbrook MET
    Building Trades | Bricklaying City & Guilds Certificate Level 1 | Northbrook MET

    Bricklayers are currently in high demand and are well paid. This bricklaying course will give you the skills and knowledge you will need to start your career as a professional bricklayer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Building Trades | Bricklaying City & Guilds Certificate Level 2 | Northbrook MET
    Building Trades | Bricklaying City & Guilds Certificate Level 2 | Northbrook MET

    This fun and exciting course will give you the skills and knowledge you will need to start your career as a bricklayer.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Building Trades | Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Certificate Level 1 | Northbrook MET
    Building Trades | Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Certificate Level 1 | Northbrook MET

    This City & Guilds qualification in carpentry and joinery will give you the skills and knowledge needed to start your career as a professional carpenter.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Building Trades | Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Certificate Level 2 | Northbrook MET
    Building Trades | Carpentry & Joinery City & Guilds Certificate Level 2 | Northbrook MET

    This City & Guilds qualification in site carpentry will help prepare you for a variety of careers in carpentry.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Electrical Installation - Level 2 Diploma
    Electrical Installation - Level 2 Diploma

    This course prepares you for work as an electrician in the building services.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Apprenticeship
    Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship
    Decorative Finishing and Industrial Painting - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This training is aimed at apprentices aged 16 and above who work or want to work in the construction industry and specialise in the area of painting and decorating.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Apprenticeship
    Installation & Maintenance Electrician |  Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3
    Installation & Maintenance Electrician | Advanced Apprenticeship Level 3

    This apprenticeship aims to progress the knowledge, understanding, and practical skills regarding installing electro technical systems and equipment.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 42 to 48 months learning and up to 3 months for End Point Assessment (EPA) This may reduce if an apprentice is part-qualified or had relevant experience on entry.
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